LOS ANGELES – A Pennsylvania-based fashion retailer and a subsidiary are accused of infringing the Coachella trademarks.
Music Festival LLC and Goldenvoice LLC filed a complaint on March 14 in
the U.S. District Court for the Central District of California, Western
Urban Outfitters Inc. and Free People of PA LLC
alleging trademark infringement and other counts.
the complaint, the plaintiffs allege that they suffered damages to their business and reputation.
The plaintiffs holds Urban Outfitters Inc. and Free People of PA LLC
responsible because the defendants are selling clothes under the brand name Bella Coachella and have purchased keywords from Internet search companies that infringe the plaintiffs' marks.
plaintiffs request a trial by jury and seek enjoin the defendants, order
the defendants to recall and deliver up for destruction all infringing
materials, award damages to the plaintiff, treble damages, all profits,
disgorgement, punitive damages, interest, all legal fees and any other
relief as this court deems just. They are represented by David J.
Steele, Howard A. Kroll and Steven E. Lauridsen of Tucker Ellis LLP in
U.S. District Court for the Central District of California, Western Division Case number 2:17-cv-02027-JAK-SS